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General

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Population - 2017
127M
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 126,785,797
2016 126,994,511
2015 127,141,000
2014 126,794,564
2013 126,984,964
2012 127,139,821
2011 127,252,900
2010 127,319,802
2009 127,340,884
2008 127,317,900
2007 127,250,015
2006 127,136,576
2005 126,978,754
2004 126,773,081
2003 126,523,884
2002 126,249,509
2001 125,974,298
2000 125,714,674
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2017
92
×
Year Value
2017 91.535
2016 91.457
2015 91.381
2014 91.304
2013 91.226
2012 91.148
2011 91.069
2010 90.812
2009 89.989
2008 89.103
2007 88.146
2006 87.118
2005 85.978
2004 84.640
2003 83.196
2002 81.647
2001 79.990
2000 78.649

General Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed ($USD in millions) - 2017
15.6K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 15,590
2016 13,439
2015 13,373
2014 12,516
2013 18,163
2012 11,010
2011 11,993
2010 12,371
2009 11,058
2008 13,806
2007 12,137
2006 13,384
2005 14,669
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) as % of Gross National Income (GNI) - 2017
0.23
×
Year Value
2017 0.228
2016 0.204
2015 0.202
2014 0.198
2013 0.225
2012 0.173
2011 0.182
2010 0.196
2009 0.183
2008 0.190
2007 0.170
2006 0.248
2005 0.281
2004 0.187
2003 0.203
2002 0.228
2001 0.232
2000 0.281
Total Official Development Assistance Committed ($USD Millions) - 2017
20.9K
×
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 20,859
2016 21,015
2015 21,788
2014 16,283
2013 20,159
2012 13,176
2011 11,863
2010 14,284
2009 12,479
2008 15,876
2007 13,284
2006 13,442
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
61.2
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 61.240
2016 58.237
2015 58.168
2014 58.657
2013 49.996
2012 53.240
2011 47.422
2010 54.159
2009 58.902
2008 47.176
2007 47.872
2006 43.187
% of Official Development Assistance disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
36.5
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 36.475
2016 41.539
2015 41.775
2014 41.343
2013 50.004
2012 46.740
2011 52.578
2010 45.841
2009 41.098
2008 52.824
2007 52.128
2006 56.812

WASH Finance Flows

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Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2017
1.09K
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 1,090
2016 1,156
2015 1,100
2014 991
2013 916
2012 860
2011 1,034
2010 1,048
2009 981
2008 1,045
2007 656
2006 703
2005 508
% of the Total Official Development Assistance Disbursed Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2017
7
×
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 6.989
2016 8.604
2015 8.225
2014 7.915
2013 5.043
2012 7.808
2011 8.623
2010 8.468
2009 8.871
2008 7.569
2007 5.405
2006 5.254
2005 3.461
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent on the Least Developed Countries - 2017
21.20
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System. Least Developed Country definition derived from OECD data.
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 21.155
2016 17.510
2015 13.687
2014 11.111
2013 18.532
2012 17.043
2011 8.509
2010 8.723
2009 6.240
2008 4.558
2007 9.399
2006 10.125
2005 10.711
2004 11.500
2003 21.800
2002 24.300
% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Water and Sanitation Spent in WASHwatch's Top Ten Priority Countries - 2016
1.60
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
WASHwatch Top Ten Priority Countries: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Sudan. To discover our methodology for selecting these countries read our blog: Identifying the top ten countries in need of WASH financing
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1.600
2015 1.313
2014 1.397
2013 2.494
2012 1.341
2011 1.435
2010 1.347
2009 1.218
2008 0.579
2007 0.665
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of loans - 2017
80.8
×
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 80.788
2016 83.350
2015 81.925
2014 83.499
2013 76.661
2012 72.989
2011 82.087
2010 79.907
2009 85.965
2008 87.874
2007 78.535
2006 75.475
% of Official Development Assistance spent on WASH disbursed in the form of grants - 2017
19.2
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 19.212
2016 16.650
2015 18.075
2014 16.501
2013 23.339
2012 27.011
2011 17.913
2010 20.093
2009 14.035
2008 12.126
2007 21.465
2006 24.525

WASH Finance Flows by System

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% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply and Sanitation – Large Systems’ - 2016
39.2
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 39.209
2015 53.468
2014 51.338
2013 53.001
2012 61.144
2011 58.921
2010 73.159
2009 95.010
2008 88.641
2007 82.048
2006 77.042
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Water Supply – Large Systems’ - 2017
30.0
×
Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 29.993
2016 29.382
2015 18.181
2014 19.215
2013 22.558
2012 16.087
2011 8.516
2010 7.725
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Sanitation– Large Systems’ - 2017
13.5
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 13.547
2016 7.823
2015 6.473
2014 8.907
2013 3.549
2012 4.708
2011 18.626
2010 1.101
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply and Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
10.7
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 10.723
2016 14.194
2015 12.082
2014 13.955
2013 13.163
2012 10.907
2011 10.511
2010 7.182
2009 4.990
2008 11.359
2007 17.952
2006 22.957
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Drinking Water Supply’ - 2017
4.49
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 4.488
2016 6.477
2015 9.384
2014 5.916
2013 7.358
2012 7.041
2011 3.365
2010 10.780
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Basic Sanitation’ - 2017
3.04
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 3.041
2016 2.914
2015 0.412
2014 0.669
2013 0.371
2012 0.110
2011 0.055
2010 0.049
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
% of WASH Official Development Assistance spent on ‘Education and Training in Water Supply and Sanitation’ - 2017
0.00
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2017 0.004
2016 0.001
2015 0.000
2014 0.001
2013 0.000
2012 0.003
2011 0.006
2010 0.004
2009 0
2008 0.000
2007 0.001
2006 0.002

Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
1.26M
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2017 1,261,830
2016 1,315,810
2015 1,369,599
2014 1,423,142
2013 1,476,401
2012 1,529,344
2011 1,581,955
2010 1,634,216
2009 1,686,098
2008 1,737,574
2007 1,788,632
2006 1,839,267
2005 1,889,477
2004 1,939,231
2003 1,937,025
2002 1,934,527
2001 1,931,818
2000 1,928,951
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2017
99.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2017 99.010
2016 98.970
2015 98.930
2014 98.890
2013 98.849
2012 98.809
2011 98.769
2010 98.729
2009 98.689
2008 98.648
2007 98.608
2006 98.568
2005 98.528
2004 98.488
2003 98.488
2002 98.488
2001 98.488
2000 98.488
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' water - 2017
98.5
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ water refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2017 98.454
2016 98.408
2015 98.363
2014 98.318
2013 98.272
2012 98.227
2011 98.182
2010 98.136
2009 98.091
2008 98.046
2007 98.001
2006 97.955
2005 97.910
2004 97.865
2003 97.865
2002 97.865
2001 97.865
2000 97.865
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2017
0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ water source refers to drinking water from an improved source for which collection time exceeds 30 minutes for a round trip including queuing.
Year Value
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2017
0.99
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ water source refers to drinking water from an unprotected dug well or unprotected spring.
Year Value
2017 0.990
2016 1.030
2015 1.070
2014 1.110
2013 1.151
2012 1.191
2011 1.231
2010 1.271
2009 1.311
2008 1.352
2007 1.392
2006 1.432
2005 1.472
2004 1.513
2003 1.513
2002 1.513
2001 1.513
2000 1.513
% of Population using surface water - 2017
0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Surface water’ refers to drinking water directly from a river, dam, lake, pond, stream, canal or irrigation canal.
Year Value
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
134.0K
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2017 134,231
2016 124,660
2015 115,015
2014 105,303
2013 95,533
2012 85,716
2011 75,862
2010 65,978
2009 56,074
2008 46,156
2007 36,232
2006 26,310
2005 16,395
2004 6,495
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population with access to 'safely managed' sanitation - 2017
98.8
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Safely managed’ sanitation refers to improved sanitation facilities that are not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2017 98.760
2016 98.801
2015 98.833
2014 98.864
2013 98.829
2012 98.774
2011 98.715
2010 98.651
2009 98.582
2008 98.508
2007 98.430
2006 98.347
2005 98.206
2004 98.059
2003 97.903
2002 97.736
2001 97.563
2000 97.383
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2017
99.9
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2017 99.895
2016 99.902
2015 99.910
2014 99.918
2013 99.926
2012 99.933
2011 99.941
2010 99.949
2009 99.956
2008 99.964
2007 99.972
2006 99.980
2005 99.987
2004 99.995
2003 100
2002 100
2001 100
2000 100
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2017
0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ sanitation facilities refers to improved facilities shared between two or more households.
Year Value
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2017
0.11
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ sanitation facilities refers to the use of pit latrines without a slab or platform, hanging latrines or bucket latrines.
Year Value
2017 0.105
2016 0.098
2015 0.090
2014 0.082
2013 0.074
2012 0.067
2011 0.059
2010 0.051
2009 0.044
2008 0.036
2007 0.028
2006 0.020
2005 0.013
2004 0.005
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2017
0
×
Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Open Defecation’ refers to the disposal of human faeces in fields, forests, bushes, open bodies of water, beaches or other open spaces, or with solid waste.
Year Value
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0

Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
84.0
×
Year Value
2016 83.985
2015 83.794
2014 83.588
2013 83.332
2012 83.096
2011 82.591
2010 82.843
2009 82.931
2008 82.588
2007 82.507
2006 82.322
2005 81.925
2004 82.030
2003 81.760
2002 81.563
2001 81.417
2000 81.076
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2017
42.0
×
Year Value
2017 41.991
2016 44.127
2015 46.188
2014 49.166
2013 53.114
2012 57.971
2011 60.013
2010 61.327
2009 62.070
2008 65.117
2007 65.253
2006 65.242
2005 63.049
2004 60.439
2003 60.870
2002 61.085
2001 61.427
2000 61.556
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2017
24.4
×
Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 and Prüss-Ustün et al (2014). Read our blog on WASH related Diarrhoeal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2017 24.355
2016 25.594
2015 26.789
2014 28.516
2013 30.806
2012 33.623
2011 34.807
2010 35.570
2009 36.000
2008 37.768
2007 37.847
2006 37.840
2005 36.569
2004 35.055
2003 35.305
2002 35.429
2001 35.628
2000 35.703
% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2010
7.00
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Year Value
2010 7

Top WASH ODA Recipient Countries

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$ 296,901,000
$ 296,901,000
$ 148,676,000
$ 148,676,000
$ 109,987,000
$ 109,987,000
$ 76,069,000
$ 76,069,000
$ 63,909,000
$ 63,909,000
$ 50,608,000
$ 50,608,000
$ 46,462,000
$ 46,462,000
$ 27,556,000
$ 27,556,000
$ 27,085,000
$ 27,085,000
$ 22,342,000
$ 22,342,000
$ 21,416,000
$ 21,416,000
$ 18,399,000
$ 18,399,000
$ 17,472,000
$ 17,472,000
$ 15,858,000
$ 15,858,000
$ 15,776,000
$ 15,776,000
$ 12,792,000
$ 12,792,000
$ 12,731,000
$ 12,731,000
$ 10,253,000
$ 10,253,000
$ 8,657,000
$ 8,657,000
$ 7,216,000
$ 7,216,000
$ 7,134,000
$ 7,134,000
$ 6,899,000
$ 6,899,000
$ 5,764,000
$ 5,764,000
$ 5,536,000
$ 5,536,000
$ 4,792,000
$ 4,792,000
$ 4,488,000
$ 4,488,000
$ 4,258,000
$ 4,258,000
$ 3,751,000
$ 3,751,000
$ 3,670,000
$ 3,670,000
$ 3,595,000
$ 3,595,000
$ 2,363,000
$ 2,363,000
$ 2,249,000
$ 2,249,000
$ 1,802,000
$ 1,802,000
$ 1,792,000
$ 1,792,000
$ 1,571,000
$ 1,571,000
$ 1,514,000
$ 1,514,000
$ 1,337,000
$ 1,337,000
$ 1,194,000
$ 1,194,000
$ 1,008,000
$ 1,008,000
$ 976,000
$ 976,000
$ 975,000
$ 975,000
$ 914,000
$ 914,000
$ 907,000
$ 907,000
$ 840,000
$ 840,000
$ 778,000
$ 778,000
$ 650,000
$ 650,000
$ 587,000
$ 587,000
$ 569,000
$ 569,000
$ 543,000
$ 543,000
$ 456,000
$ 456,000
$ 382,000
$ 382,000
$ 371,000
$ 371,000
$ 369,000
$ 369,000
$ 334,000
$ 334,000
$ 314,000
$ 314,000
$ 283,000
$ 283,000
$ 249,000
$ 249,000
$ 230,000
$ 230,000
$ 185,000
$ 185,000
$ 178,000
$ 178,000
$ 140,000
$ 140,000
$ 125,000
$ 125,000
$ 117,000
$ 117,000
$ 116,000
$ 116,000
$ 105,000
$ 105,000
$ 98,000
$ 98,000
$ 93,000
$ 93,000
$ 91,000
$ 91,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 89,000
$ 88,000
$ 88,000
$ 78,000
$ 78,000
$ 65,000
$ 65,000
$ 65,000
$ 65,000
$ 59,000
$ 59,000
$ 53,000
$ 53,000
$ 52,000
$ 52,000
$ 47,000
$ 47,000
$ 31,000
$ 31,000
$ 26,000
$ 26,000
$ 25,000
$ 25,000
$ 22,000
$ 22,000
$ 20,000
$ 20,000
$ 19,000
$ 19,000
$ 19,000
$ 19,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 17,000
$ 14,000
$ 14,000
$ 7,000
$ 7,000